Sibirtelecom Invested RUR 1350 mln in Purchase of Domestic Equipment
OREANDA-NEWS. February 04,
Among the main Russian suppliers with which Sibirtelecom cooperates are Mikran Non-State Pension Fund, Eltex Enterprise LLC, IRE Polus Research-Production Association, and QTECH LLC. Mikran Company from
In 2010, the considerable funds, 3.4 bln rubles, were invested in the implementation of the project on the construction of FTTх (xPON, ETTH) networks. The equipment for the construction of fiber-optic networks, which was produced domestically, was purchased from Eltex Enterprise LLC and QTECH LLC.
This year for the first time Sibirtelecom implemented the joint project with QTECH Company and purchased the switches of the QSW-2900 and QSW-3900 series. The switches of these series are intended for using in the corporate and Metro Ethernet networks to control services and network safety and to provide broad-band access services.
In 2010 Sibirtelecom actively worked with IRE Polus Research-Production Association in order to implement DWDM technologies in
“We are successfully cooperating with the Russian producers of equipment to support the domestic telecommunication industry,” says Ivan Dadykin, General Director of Sibirtelecom OJSC, “I am sure that the Russian power will increase due to technological innovations of domestic producers. I believe that telecommunications is a locomotive of the Russian economy; the economies of the Siberian region and the whole country cannot be improved or developed technologically without investments in own infocommunication sector.”
Next year Sibirtelecom plans to continue the active cooperation with domestic producers, in particular for purchasing equipment to develop new services, digital television, and systems of data transmission.